Ian Boczko



Honorable Miriam Goldman Cedarbaum, United States District Court, Southern District of New York, 2000 – 2001

Ian Boczko

Ian Boczko is a litigation partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, focusing on complex litigation matters and arbitrations, insurance, internal investigations, and corporate governance issues.

Since joining Wachtell Lipton in 2001, Mr. Boczko has worked on several of the Firm’s high-profile litigation matters. He has been involved in the Firm’s representation of Silverstein Properties in its dispute with more than 20 insurance companies in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks, the Firm’s representation of the New York Stock Exchange in connection with litigation relating to the NYSE becoming a publicly-traded company, the Firm’s representation of IAC and Barry Diller in litigation with Liberty Media Corp., the Firm’s representation of JPMorgan following JPMorgan’s transaction with Bear Stearns and following the Lehman bankruptcy, and the Firm’s representation of Philip Morris in litigations and arbitrations resulting from the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement.

In addition, Mr. Boczko has extensive experience advising clients on a variety of insurance matters. Mr. Boczko is a recognized expert in Representations and Warranties Insurance (RWI) issues and regularly advises the Firm’s clients on all aspects of RWI in connection with corporate transactions. In addition, Mr. Boczko advises clients on Directors and Officers (D&O) Insurance, including issues relating to the placement of D&O Insurance and issues relating to D&O Insurance claims. Mr. Boczko has written and spoken extensively about both RWI and D&O Insurance.

Prior to joining Wachtell Lipton, Mr. Boczko clerked for the Honorable Judge Miriam Goldman Cedarbaum, U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York. He is a 2000 graduate of Columbia Law School where he was a James Kent Scholar, served as a senior editor on the Columbia Law Review and was the recipient of the John Ordronaux Prize for highest academic average in the graduating class. He graduated summa cum laude from Columbia College with a degree in Chemistry and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

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